At first glance, this may look like a space station, but it’s actually a $130-million floating museum, set to be built in China. That’s right, the Pingtan art museum will span over 130,000-square-feet and sit within a bay located on the less-man-made Pingtan Island itself. Continue reading for more pictures and information.
Gizmag reports that the “artificial island is intended to reflect the geography of Pingtan with the museum formed from a series of hills designed to suggest topographic lines. The exterior, made of concrete and local sand shells, is intended as a public space with a central oasis, while the interior spaces are designed to resemble ancient caverns.”